More mobile channels for SA


South Africa’s sole mobile TV service, DStv Mobile, has announced that critically acclaimed channel M-Net Mobile and the informative Discovery channel have been added to the DStv Mobile family of channels.

The M-Net Mobile channel will replicate the satellite channel except where licencing does not allow, which currently pertains to movies. In such cases substitute programming will be scheduled. The M-Net Mobile channel is available from 14:00 and concludes between 22:30 and 23:00 daily.

M-Net Mobile gives subscribers access to M-Net’s award-winning series, current affairs and reality shows, whilst Discovery provides world-class documentary content to satisfy a broad spectrum of interests.

There are now three packages for DStv Mobile subscribers to choose from: (includes E! Entertainment, Channel O, SuperSport Blitz, The eNews Channel, CNNi – Free); DStv Mobile (includes SuperSport 1,2,3,4, AfricaMagic, M-Net Series, SONYMax, Cartoon Network, Discovery plus all channels in the package); and DStv Mobile for Premium subscribers (includes all channels in the DStv Mobile package plus M-Net Mobile and is available to DStv Premium subscribers at no subscription cost).

“Getting the channels is a huge plus for DStv Mobile subscribers who have been vocal and specific about their content preferences. We strive to acquire content that consumers want to watch and we are happy to welcome M-Net Mobile and The Discovery Channel into the DStv Mobile family,’ commented Motheo Matsau Head of Sales and Marketing DStv Mobile.

“We are pleased with the steady progress we have made in securing suitable content for a mobile environment. The current channel offering is diverse and impactful as there truly is something for everyone in the DStv Mobile line-up,’ said Aletta Alberts Head of Content MultiChoice. 

The same channels in the genres of sport, music, general entertainment, news and cartoons are available via all DStv Mobile capable devices. This includes the Drifta, the Drifta USB and various DVB-H enabled phones.

DStv Mobile coverage is available in the nine major cities of South Africa.


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